Edward Lear

(12 May 1812 – 29 January 1888 / London / England)

Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Philæ, - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Person of Philæ,
Whose conduct was scroobious and wily;
He rushed up a Palm,
When the weather was calm,
And observed all the ruins of Philæ.

Form: Limerick


Comments about Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Philæ, by Edward Lear

  • Sriranji Aratisankar (8/22/2016 12:01:00 AM)


    enjoyable indeed. thanks the poet (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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